Arthur Clutton-Brock(1868-1924), Essayist, critic and journalist
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Clutton-Brock was called to the Bar in 1895, and practised law for several years before concentrating on literary and critical work. From 1904 to 1906 he was literary editor of The Speaker and a frequent contributor to the Times Literary Supplement. After being art critic on The Tribune and the Morning Post for a short time, in 1908 Clutton-Brock joined, as art critic, the staff of The Times, for which he wrote on many other subjects as well, ranging from gardening to religion, for the rest of his life. In 1909, at the age of forty-one, he wrote his first important book, which was also considered his best, Shelley, the Man and the Poet.